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ASK OUR 30 SECOND QUIZ: When passing the organic produce section in your grocery store, you: A. March over with a purpose, filling your basket with certified organic pears, bananas, kale, carrots, everything. B. Eye the section with guilt as you opt for regular old bananas at 69 cents a pound, thinking maybe you’d switch if you were to get pregnant. C. Walk over to squeeze the tomatoes, but don’t feel convinced that scientific research has proved they’re worth the price. D. None of the above you haven’t walked through a produce section since they invented frozen pizza. Even if…

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Let’s say you have a school project to do about immunization. You and a classmate sit down at computers next to each other and start your research. You both log on to the same search engine, but one of you types in the words vaccine safety, while the other searches using the words vaccine dangers. Can you guess what might happen from there? Those two combinations produce very different search results and a lot of them. A search for vaccine safety, for instance, brings up more than 900,000 Web pages; depending on the search engine, vaccine dangers can produce from…